Definitions for vespidˈvɛs pɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ves•pidˈvɛs pɪd(n.)

  1. any of numerous nest-building wasps of the family Vespidae, including the yellowjackets, hornets, and mason wasps.

    Category: Invertebrates

  2. (adj.)belonging or pertaining to the family Vespidae.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of vespid:

1895–1900; < NL Vespidae

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vespid, vespid wasp(noun)

    mostly social nest-building wasps


  1. vespid(Noun)

    Any social insect of the family Vespidae including wasps and hornets

  2. vespid(Adjective)

    Characteristic of the wasp family Vespidae; wasplike


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